Dhaka- Dhaka Mohammedan SC completed their first phase engagements of the Walton Dhaka Metropolis Premier Division Cricket League beating Kalabagan KC by two wickets at BKSP ground in Savar on Tuesday.
Despite the day’s victory, traditional Mohammedan SC missed the super league berth narrowly securing eleven points from as many matches.
Winning the toss, Kalabagan Krira Chakra batted first and were all out for a moderate 260 runs in 47.5 overs, despite of century by former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful.
One down Ashraful scored his 3rd century in the league hammering a polished 127 runs off 124 balls featuring 13 fours and three sixes, opener Waliul Karim scored 51-ball 46 runs with two fours and four sixes while skipper Mahmudul Hasan contributed 54-ball 33 runs including a boundary.
Qazi Onik made the major damage in Kalabagan innings capturing six wickets for 49 runs to be adjudged man of the match while Mohammad Azim took two for 49 runs.
In reply, Dhaka Mohammedan SC reached their target scoring 263 runs for 8 in 49.2 overs with Enamul Haque Junior scoring 79-ball 57 runs, featuring five fours and three sixes.
Besides, one down Rony Talukder (51), skipper Shamsur Rahman (38), Taijul Islam (not out 34), Gurinder Singh (20) and Qazi Onik (not out 15) were the other main contributors for Mohammedan SC reaching the double digit.
Sanjit Saha picked up three wickets for 48 runs while Nahid Hasan and Mahmudul Hasan took two wickets each giving away 38 and 52 runs respectively.UNB